Cano hadn't homered in his previous 15 games, but he roped a two-run shot in the third and a grand slam in the seventh to give him 13 homers and 48 RBIs on the year.
That provided plenty of run support for right-hander Andrew Moore, who won his "I'm not looking for my power numbers, but when you've got men in scoring position or situations like that and you hit a homer, you put your team ahead," Cano said. For me, it's not about how many homers I hit, it's just to do my job with men in scoring position." Seattle had lost its previous four games when given a chance to break .500, but this time improved to 38-37 with just the second four-game sweep of the Tigers in franchise history.
He improved to 4-0 against Los Angeles in five career starts, including a victory earlier this season.
Miranda (7-4) struck out four and walked two while making 95 pitches.
Cano left Tuesday's game in Philadelphia with the strain after going 2-for-3 with a homer.
; born October 22, 1982), often shortened to Robbie Cano, is a Dominican-American professional baseball second baseman for the Seattle Mariners of Major League Baseball.
Zunino's one-out home run in the third inning off Bridwell gave the Mariners a 1-0 lead before they broke the game open in the fifth.
“Robinson Cano cost the GM his job, the hitting coach got fired because of Cano and then the manager and coaches got fired because of Cano, because that’s how much impact he has on the organization,” Van Slyke said during the interview.
“He was the worst player and it cost people their jobs in the process.” Cano, a former Yankee who made million last season, posted a .287 average, his lowest in the past six seasons. He played the worst defense I’ve ever seen at second.
But at the same time, obviously, you want to give the team a better chance to win.
It was a grind, for sure." MOMENTS THAT MATTERED He likes lefties, too: WIth Jean Segura back off the disabled list, Mariners manager Scott Servais dropped the hot-hitting Ben Gamel out of the leadoff role.